Leja Dolenc Grošelj

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BACKGROUND Various breathing abnormalities (Neurology 2009; 73: 1218) have been proposed as indicators for the introduction of non-invasive positive-pressure ventilation (NIV) in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). We were interested in the usefulness of symptoms of respiratory insufficiency and abnormal results of daytime arterial gas(More)
abstract Background: Sleep is a biological function, which enables and allows regeneration, rest and preparation for further activity and also allows for previous activity and experience to organize and merge with our pre-existing experience. Sleep deprivation impairs several aspects of human functioning and the main purpose of our article was to verify if(More)
OBJECTIVES In patients who exhibit myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1), sleep disorders and breathing impairments are common; however, in those with DM type 2 (DM2), limited studies on polysomnography (PSG) and none on phrenic compound motor action potential (CMAP) have been performed, which is the aim of this study. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixteen patients(More)
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